Red Cross opens four additional shelters for residents impacted by flooding
BATON ROUGE - The Red Cross opened four additional shelters in Natchitoches, Rapides, St. Tammany, and Washington Parishes for those affected by flooding due to the severe weather.
Nearly 200 residents spent Tuesday night in 16 Red Cross and community shelters in Louisiana.
Since the severe weather has slammed the state, Red Cross has provided more than 1,200 overnight stays in 24 shelters, served nearly 20,750 meals and snacks, and distributed more than 8,100 relief items.
The four additional Red Cross locations that opened Tuesday night:
Martin Luther King Recreation Center
660 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Natchitoches, La. 71457
Cleco – Old Building
201 Cleco Drive, Pineville, La. 71360
St. Tammany Parish
Community Christian Church
1460 N. Lindebert, Slidell, La. 70458
Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church
510 Avenue B, Bogalusa, La. 70427
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